South Korea No New Cases, but Deadly Fire
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South Korea No New Cases, but Deadly FireSouth Korea had no new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, and health authorities concluded that the general election did not increase transmission. In sadder news, 40 construction workers have died in a fire near Seoul.China AccusationsChina rejected Australia's call for an international enquiry into the origins of coronavirus. Trump also blamed China for the pandemic, saying it was proof they want him to lose the US election in November...Venezuelan Migrants Block Colombian RoadThousands of Venezuelans in Colombia are trying to return home after lockdown has decimated the economy, but only 600 are allowed to cross the border each day. Many are blocking a highway in Bogota to protest.Yemen First Coronavirus DeathsYemen has announced its first 2 deaths from coronavirus, amid a war which has shattered the country’s health system. Most of the population rely on aid and millions are at risk of famine.Promising Results from RemdesivirAccording to Dr Fauci, a study found that more than half of coronavirus patients treated with the drug remdesivir showed improvements. The US is looking to make remdesivir more widely available.